Justin the First, An Introduction to the Epoch of Justinian the Great (Cambridge, Mass., 1950), by Alexander A. Vasiliev, in 453 pdf pages. Dumbarton Oaks Studies, No. 1. Thorough study of the Byzantine emperor Justin I (518-527) by the renowned Byzantinist A. A. Vasiliev, including: the sources, Justin's origins, his domestic rule, religious policy, external policy, Justin and the West, economic conditions under his rule, legislation, death and burial. Uploaded by user Robert Bedrosian.